Barry Davidson   Director   BE Hons, PhD (Eng) FEngNZ  Barry Davidson has had over thirty years of technical engineering experience. He has been actively involved in the analysis and design of most structural forms, including high rise buildings, bridges, concrete arch dams, offshore gas platforms and hyperbolic cooling towers. As Senior Lecturer, his teaching and research role at the University of Auckland has provided an extensive network of specialised contacts ensuring that he is at the forefront of developing state-of-the-art analysis and design techniques which are practically focused by his role at Compusoft Engineering.  Barry has previously held the role of president of the Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand and has extensive research experience in the field of base isolation and is involved in developing industry standards for earthquake engineering design. Barry has produced over eighty publications in the fields of structural stability, structural vibration and mitigation, seismic design, the seismic design of tanks, seismic isolation and system identification.

Barry Davidson
Director

BE Hons, PhD (Eng)
FEngNZ

Barry Davidson has had over thirty years of technical engineering experience. He has been actively involved in the analysis and design of most structural forms, including high rise buildings, bridges, concrete arch dams, offshore gas platforms and hyperbolic cooling towers. As Senior Lecturer, his teaching and research role at the University of Auckland has provided an extensive network of specialised contacts ensuring that he is at the forefront of developing state-of-the-art analysis and design techniques which are practically focused by his role at Compusoft Engineering.

Barry has previously held the role of president of the Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand and has extensive research experience in the field of base isolation and is involved in developing industry standards for earthquake engineering design. Barry has produced over eighty publications in the fields of structural stability, structural vibration and mitigation, seismic design, the seismic design of tanks, seismic isolation and system identification.

Derek Bradley   Principal   BE Hons (Civil) CPEng, IntPE(NZ), FEngNZ  Derek is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over twenty years of experience in New Zealand and abroad. His experience includes design, analysis, and management of commercial, civil, and industrial projects. Derek's strengths are in the seismic analysis and retrofit of existing structures, airport structures, and the design of new commercial and industrial projects. Derek provides specialist guidance and support to engineering consultancies on projects requiring specialist engineering analysis and design, and litigation support to various clients. In particular, Derek undertook forensic analyis of the CTV Building for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission, and presented evidence on this subject to the Commission.  Derek was made a Fellow of Engineering NZ in recognition of his active involvement in the engineering community. As well as being a CPEng Practice Area Assessor, he has been a member working groups concerning professional engineering qualifications and governance of the profession. Derek has contributed to several industry related documents including SESOC’s   Practice Guideline - Independent Review of Structural Designs for Building Consent  , SESOC’s discussion document - SESOC Higher Qualification & Improved Practice Working Group, and development of the Body of Knowledge requirements for the structural discipline.

Derek Bradley
Principal

BE Hons (Civil)
CPEng, IntPE(NZ), FEngNZ

Derek is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over twenty years of experience in New Zealand and abroad. His experience includes design, analysis, and management of commercial, civil, and industrial projects. Derek's strengths are in the seismic analysis and retrofit of existing structures, airport structures, and the design of new commercial and industrial projects. Derek provides specialist guidance and support to engineering consultancies on projects requiring specialist engineering analysis and design, and litigation support to various clients. In particular, Derek undertook forensic analyis of the CTV Building for the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission, and presented evidence on this subject to the Commission.

Derek was made a Fellow of Engineering NZ in recognition of his active involvement in the engineering community. As well as being a CPEng Practice Area Assessor, he has been a member working groups concerning professional engineering qualifications and governance of the profession. Derek has contributed to several industry related documents including SESOC’s Practice Guideline - Independent Review of Structural Designs for Building Consent, SESOC’s discussion document - SESOC Higher Qualification & Improved Practice Working Group, and development of the Body of Knowledge requirements for the structural discipline.

Nicholas Brooke   Principal   BE Hons (Civil), PhD  CPEng, IntPE(NZ), CMEngNZ  Nic specialises in the seismic design of reinforced concrete structures. Since joining Compusoft Engineering Nic has worked on a wide range of projects, including analysis, design, and assessment of structures. Nic has also provided litigation support on numerous matters for many clients, including attendance at mediations and presentation of evidence in the High Court of New Zealand.  Prior to joining Compusoft Engineering, Nic worked as a lecturer at the University of Auckland. Nic remains actively involved in research, currently being a member of the project leadership for the   ReCast Floors   project.  Nic is an active member of the structural engineering community. He is Vice President of Concrete New Zealand Learned Society, and a member of the SESOC management committee. He has been a contributor to  revision of the Concrete Structures Standard NZS3101 , and chaired the working group responsible for producing the  November 2018 update  to the ‘Part C5’ provisions for assessment of existing concrete buildings. Nic regularly presents  industry seminars  on the seismic design of concrete structures.

Nicholas Brooke
Principal

BE Hons (Civil), PhD
CPEng, IntPE(NZ), CMEngNZ

Nic specialises in the seismic design of reinforced concrete structures. Since joining Compusoft Engineering Nic has worked on a wide range of projects, including analysis, design, and assessment of structures. Nic has also provided litigation support on numerous matters for many clients, including attendance at mediations and presentation of evidence in the High Court of New Zealand.

Prior to joining Compusoft Engineering, Nic worked as a lecturer at the University of Auckland. Nic remains actively involved in research, currently being a member of the project leadership for the ReCast Floors project.

Nic is an active member of the structural engineering community. He is Vice President of Concrete New Zealand Learned Society, and a member of the SESOC management committee. He has been a contributor to revision of the Concrete Structures Standard NZS3101, and chaired the working group responsible for producing the November 2018 update to the ‘Part C5’ provisions for assessment of existing concrete buildings. Nic regularly presents industry seminars on the seismic design of concrete structures.

 
Anthony McBride Principal   BE Hons (Civil), ME Hons (Struct.)  Anthony McBride has over fifteen years experience in the design and construction of a diverse range of structural projects. Areas of particular expertise are tension membrane structures, wind loading, and underpinning of existing structures. Anthony has worked both extensively in New Zealand and East Asia giving experience which is invaluable on projects in those regions. Recent experience includes the design and analysis of a number of world class tension membrane structures in the Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and New Zealand. He is also competent in dynamic structural analysis and design.

Anthony McBride
Principal

BE Hons (Civil), ME Hons (Struct.)

Anthony McBride has over fifteen years experience in the design and construction of a diverse range of structural projects. Areas of particular expertise are tension membrane structures, wind loading, and underpinning of existing structures. Anthony has worked both extensively in New Zealand and East Asia giving experience which is invaluable on projects in those regions. Recent experience includes the design and analysis of a number of world class tension membrane structures in the Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and New Zealand. He is also competent in dynamic structural analysis and design.

 
John Davidson Design Engineer   BE Hons (Bioeng), PhD  John is a consultant with analytics, modelling, and optimisation experience in the areas of structures, mining, and medicine. John specializes in Finite Element Modelling and Data Analytics.

John Davidson
Design Engineer

BE Hons (Bioeng), PhD

John is a consultant with analytics, modelling, and optimisation experience in the areas of structures, mining, and medicine. John specializes in Finite Element Modelling and Data Analytics.

 
Tony Stuart Principal   BE Hons (Civil)  Tony is a structural engineer with expertise in analysis, and the design and evaluation of new and existing structures. Since graduating, Tony has worked both in New Zealand and overseas on a range of projects. After returning to New Zealand and Compusoft Engineering, Tony has focused on the use of finite element analysis techniques and is the New Zealand sales and support agent for CSi software. Tony also has extensive experience in the design and detailing of tension membrane structures.

Tony Stuart
Principal

BE Hons (Civil)

Tony is a structural engineer with expertise in analysis, and the design and evaluation of new and existing structures. Since graduating, Tony has worked both in New Zealand and overseas on a range of projects. After returning to New Zealand and Compusoft Engineering, Tony has focused on the use of finite element analysis techniques and is the New Zealand sales and support agent for CSi software. Tony also has extensive experience in the design and detailing of tension membrane structures.

 
John O'Hagan Structural Engineer   BE Hons (Civil), MSc, PhD  John is a structural engineer interested in structural dynamics, restoration of historic constructions, and structural testing.

John O'Hagan
Structural Engineer

BE Hons (Civil), MSc, PhD

John is a structural engineer interested in structural dynamics, restoration of historic constructions, and structural testing.